GARETH BALE WILL comfortably become the Premier League’s top earner when his return to Tottenham is confirmed. Reported to be on an eye-popping £500,000 (€545,000) per week at Real Madrid, the we look at the current top wages in the Premier League.
That’s because footballer Gareth Bale – who is on the brink of sealing a sensational return to former club Tottenham Hotspur after seven trophy-laden seasons at Real Madrid – has his very own three- hole golf course in the back garden of his property in Glamorgan, South Wales. They’re not just any three holes, either.
Gareth Bale and Emma Rhys-Jones have been together for over a decade now, and finally got married in 2019 after being engaged for three years.
The Top 10 Highest-Paid Footballers In 2020 According To Forbes Lionel Messi (Barcelona): $172m. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus): $160m. Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain): $131m. Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain): $57.6m. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool): $51m. Paul Pogba (Manchester United): $46.6m. Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona): $45m.
Gareth Bale re-joined Tottenham from Real Madrid on season-long loan on Saturday and has become Spurs ‘ top paid player in doing so. Spurs will still pay the Wales superstar in excess of £220,000-a- week , with Real continue to pay the rest of his £600,000-a- week deal.
Bale also owns a £4m Vale of Glamorgan converted farm house (the one with the golf course) in South Wales, where he loves to live the quiet life.
Bale’s net worth is £74 million ($90m), according to the 2018 Sunday Times Rich List, which was a rise of £20m ($24m).
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Gareth Bale has insisted he has “no regrets” about leaving Real Madrid to return to Tottenham. The Wales international won four Champions Leagues and two La Liga titles during his time in Spain but endured a difficult relationship with coach Zinedine Zidane and a segment of Real’s fans.
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Roger Federer takes the top spot for the first time, with $106 million of pre-tax earnings, edging past Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi , who have swapped the No. 1 spot in three of the past four years.
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